Legislature struggles with affordable housing

The measure by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, would require cities and counties to offer expedited review for affordable housing developers.

Gov. Jerry Brown has demanded a quicker approval process as part of any package that includes more money for affordable housing. The lack of agreement on such legislation scuttled last summer’s talks to allocate $400 million to help underwrite housing projects.

Source: CA housing bill changes to speed building | The Sacramento Bee

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